cyre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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cyre
Add:I. choice, &c. Cyri (printed cyni, Wrt. Voc. ii. 106, 27) detectum vel electio, Txts. 57, 664. Gyre optio, Germ. 396, 217. Freólicum sylflíces willan cyre (munus quod) libero spontaneae voluntatis arbitrio (offertur ), An. Ox. 1290. Þæt folc hæfð cyre tó ceósenne þone tó cyninge þe him sylfum lícað, Hml. Th. i. 212, 7. II. free will in a theological sense Hwí wolde se Scyppend þone mannan tó his ágenum cyre lǽtan cur homo factus est in liberum arbitrium?, Angl. vii. 24, 232: An. Ox. 1315: 2682. Hé ús forgeaf ágenne cyre. Hé sealde swíðe fæste gife . . . is seó gifu, se man mót dón hé wile, Hml. S. 17, 250. Gehwilc man hæfð ágenne cyre, ǽr ðám ðe hé syngige, hweðer hé wille filian deófles willan oððe wiðsacan, Hml. Th. i. 212, 11. [Laym. cure: Gen. and Ex. kire. Cf. O. H. Ger. churi; f.: Icel. kør; n.]
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